A new article by Ken Shirriff about Z80 sequencing instruction.
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A new video by ChinnyVision on Youtube about Klax is available. This reflexion game was out on Amstrad CPC in 1990 by Domark.
He also tests it on Amiga, ST, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, MSX and C64.
On an Amstrad CPC+, the only differences are a new title screen, some sound effects and a rather nice fade effect between screens.
McKlain has released another musical compilation with his musics written for the Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum between 2011 and 2016.. I am listening to it while writing this, what should I say, pleasing as usual. Continue the good work !
Everybody knows the hardware interfance X-Mass by ToTO for Amstrad CPC, a MX4 mass storage expansion with 128 Mb of flash for storing files on your beloved computer.
AcmeDOS is an Amstrad CPC ROM which lets you use the Microsoft FAT file system with the X-Mass.
YANCC (Yet Another Norton Command Clone) is a text interface to manage your files on the X-Mass and the AcmeDOS ROM with an interface not unknown to olders : ms-dos and norton (or linux and midnight commander).
A teaser for Double Dragon 4 is available on Youtube. The game will be out the 30th January on PC (Steam) and Sony PS4 console.
CPC vs Virgill by TRSI is an Amstrad CPC music disk released in July 2016.
You can listen :
Thanks to the Amstrad CPC music disk CPC vs Virgill (TRSI, 2016), I found the Youtube channel of BDCIron where he is testing Amstrad CPC games. Last test was done on the 11th January :
- Mega Phenix
- 3D Fight
- Burnin Rubber
A new video by ChinnyVision on Youtube about Five a side soccer is available. This budget soccer game was out on Amstrad CPC in 1986 by Mastertronic.
He also tests it on C64.
A new interview is available on NoRecess : Epsilon (Power System, Arkos).
You are young (at least your mind is) ? You are rich (you need 900 pounds or 1041 euros) ? Then buy yourself no less than 125 Amstrad CPC tapes on ebay !
Be fast, this wonderful deal ends on the 26th January 2017 at 9:22am GMT.
A new video by ChinnyVision on Youtube about Yie Ar Kung Fu 2 is available. This arcade fighting game was out on Amstrad CPC in 1986 by Imagine.
He also tests it on MSX, BBC, C64 and Sinclair Spectrum.
Honestly the game was ugly and not good, whereas the first version was really nice like the arcade game.
Zaxon has upgraded his Amstrad CPC 6128 with 4 Mb of RAM internally and play on it the video of Take on Me by A-ha.
Go to 1mn10 of the video to see the interior of the modded Amstrad CPC.
JonB wrote an IDE driver for CPM PLUS on Amstrad PCW 9256, with a hardware prototype.
He wants to know before making boards if other persons are interested. If you are, please click on the source link below (CPCWiki's forum).
After a vidéo of an Amstrad CPC 6128 modded with 4 Mb of RAM internally, Zaxon shows an Amstrad CPC with an USB floppy emulator (unlike the HXC floppy disk drive emulator using a SD card).
Fabian Hertel wrote a playable demo of the game Civilizations 2 on Commodore 64.
I let you discover the youtube video youtube presenting this Civilizations for C64.
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